Department of Philosophy

9th Annual Conference: Moral and Aesthetic Conference

 

Thursday March 23, 2017

 

08:55 Opening remarks

 

9:00-10:15 Ram Neta and Joshua Blanchard (The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), "Moral Deference and the Stability of Moral Belief"

 

10:25-11:40 Patricia McShane (University of Portland), “Why is it Good to Give Moral Testimony?”

 

11:40-1:00 Lunch Break

 

1:00-2:15 Errol Lord (University of Pennsylvania), "Indirect Ways of Learning about Morality and Aesthetics: Deference, Inference, Appreciation, Expertise"

 

2:25-3:40 Jon Robson (The University Nottingham), “Taste and Assertion"

 

3:50-5:05 Julia Driver (Washington University in St Louis), “Aesthetic Worth"

 

5:30 Dinner at the Hound

 

Friday March 24, 2017

 

9:00-10:15 Jennifer Lockhart (Auburn University), “End Testimony" 

 

10:25-11:40 Jorah Dannenberg (Stanford University) "Serving Two Masters: Ethics, Epistemology, and Taking Others at Their Word” 

 

11:40-1:00 Lunch Break

 

1:00-2:15 James Shelley (Auburn University), "Aesthetic Acquaintance"

 

2:25-3:40 Louise Hanson (Fitzwilliam College, University of Cambridge), "Realist Pessimism: An Argument by Elimination"

 

3:50-5:05 Robert Hopkins (New York University), “Norms of Use”

 

Closing remarks

 

5:45 Wine Reception at the Ampersand Wine Bar

 

6:45 Dinner at Zazu

 

 

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